mascara
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mascara(
mahs
-
keh
-
ruh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cosmetics)
a. el rímel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
This is a waterproof mascara.Este rímel es resistente al agua.
b. la máscara
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
This mascara lengthens the eyelashes.Esta máscara alarga las pestañas.
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mascara
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el rímel
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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mascara [mæsˈkɑːrə]
noun
rímel (m);&trade
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mascara I chewed
The word mascara is the imperfect subjunctive form of mascar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation. See the full mascar conjugation.
mascar
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mascar(
mahs
-
kahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to munch)
a. to chew
Me gusta mascar chicle cuando toco el piano. Me ayuda a mantenerme tranquilo y concentrado.I like to chew gum when I play piano. It helps me stay calm and focused.
mascarse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to feel)
a. to sense
En la comida familiar se mascaba la tensión entre los hermanos.One could sense tension among the brothers during the family meal.
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mascar
transitive verb
1 (masticar) to chew
2 [+palabras] to mumble; mutter
mascar un asunto
dar mascado un asunto
to explain sth in very simple terms
intransitive verb
(masticar) to chew; especialmente (Latinoamérica) (masticar tabaco) to chew tobacco; (And) (masticar coca) to chew coca;
pronominal verb
mascarse to sense
en la plaza de toros se mascaba la tragedia you could sense tragedy in the bullring
Utilizaban tan bien las bandas como el interior. /Se mascaba el gol/ ante la fragilidad del guardameta debutante lo mejor de todo fue el buen rollo que se mascaba en el ambiente en la calle se mascaba libertad
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Phrases with "mascara"
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waterproof mascara
máscara a prueba de agua
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